Congrats to the Newport Fire Department for taking first place in the 21st Annual Winter Fest Chili Cook Off!

The Newport Fire Department bested Diego’s, Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, The Wharf Pub, Lorusso’s Cafe, USCG Station Castle Hill, CRU Cafe, SaltWater, Scratch Kitchen & Catering, and Queen Anne’s Restaurant and Catering.

This year’s winners are:
1st Place: Newport RI Fire Department
2nd Place: Scratch Kitchen & Catering
3rd Place: The Wharf Pub Newport

The Newport Winter Festival is touted as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza,” the annual Winter Festival takes place February 12th-21st, 2016 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities, music, and fun for all ages. Melt away your winter blues with all the Newport Winter Festival has to offer. Highlighted events include the Children’s Fair, Chili Cook-Off, Princess Party and exciting, fun concerts by the Jimmy Buffett tribute band, Changes in Latitudes and more!